Environmental Health & Safety Intern

Job Title:Environmental Health & Safety Intern
Location US ~ Garnet Valley, PA
Type: Full Time

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we help biotech and pharma customers save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.


The Role

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for promoting and maintaining a culture of safety within the organization by ensuring familiarity with regulatory programs such as the Respiratory Protection Standard, Hazard Communication, Chemical Hygiene, and EPA hazardous waste regulations under the guidance of the EHS Director and Senior EHS Specialist.

Main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Manages the site’s hazardous and non-hazardous waste program
  • Maintains the site safety data sheet (SDS) management system
  • Co-leads the site’s safety teams and evacuation teams
  • Conducts safety trainings for employees including new employee orientation, respiratory protection, and hazardous waste protocol
  • Creates and revises safety related standard operating procedures (SOPs) as needed and implements their concepts in the day-to-day work environment
  • Performs administrative duties as needed, including general data entry and filing of training records, compliance documents, and other relevant EHS records
  • Performs incident investigations and assists in corrective action
  • Conducts warehouse and office job hazard analysis and recommends preventative/corrective action where EHS hazards exist
  • Co-Leads the Evacuation Team
  • Co-Leads the Safety Committee
  • Maintains the Pest Control Program
  • Conducts workplace hazard assessments as needed
  • Conducts hearing conservation training
  • Serves as the primary contact for EHS contractors and vendors to supervise on-site work


The Candidate

Knowledge: The factual and procedural information required to perform the role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or other related field of study required
  • Experience in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, or Engineering (1-2 years)
  • Knowledge of chemical concepts and theories
  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical process and laboratory equipment
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and PADEP standards and guidelines
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification required
  • Hazardous Waste Management and Hazardous Materials Transportation certification required

Skills: The effective use of knowledge and abilities in performance. 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Scientific skills including industrial hygiene and chemical protection protocols
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, diagrams, and SOP manuals
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Abilities:  Innate traits or talents a person possesses

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to ensure accurate and timely data reports
  • High attention to detail with the ability to safely work in a hazardous environment
  • Writing skills with the ability to create and review SOPs and safety protocols
  • Public speaking skills with the ability to lead training seminars and meetings


Company benefits

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.


Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.

We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognize the value in having an organization that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.

If you have any questions or need some support with your application, we’d love to hear from you so contact our friendly team at